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Hi I'm Micah

I'm from Arizona. I absolutely love astronomy. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to play soccer and ultimate-frisbee, capture photographs, and watch anime! I am an Eagle Scout and early high school graduate. It is very important to me to understand the things that I do, watch, and listen to. I am preparing to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which I will be beginning November 18th of 2015. I am excited to help others to understand what I have learned through the Gospel of Jesus Christ!

Why I am a Mormon

When I became a teenager I had decided that I wanted to change. I was tired of the mean and aggressive person that I was becoming, seemingly always lonely. I had grown up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had been baptized into the Church when I was eight years old, and I knew in my heart that what I had grown up a part of was true and was God's true Church for all of His children. Yet somehow I had not fully resolved to do all that I could to be a better person. I knew that I had to change, and I knew that in order for me to become who I wanted to become, I had to study from the Book of Mormon often. So I began to do that every morning. I also said my prayers and made daily plans to change my habits. Each of these vital tools for change began to bring exceeding happiness into my life. Today, I continue after this pattern, growing and finding joy in my life from the blessings of the Lord. I am a Mormon because I know that God is our Heavenly Father and that he has a plan for me and for you, which we learn through His teachings within the scriptures from our prophets. Our personalities are each unique. God's plan includes our unique, personal attributes, and we must always seek to become simply better than we were yesterday.

How I live my faith

I attend my church meetings every Sunday and use that time to reflect on the sacrifices of Jesus Christ. I also do genealogy work. I make service an important part of my life whether it is giving an elderly lady a ride to church, visiting others within the walls of their homes to uplift them, or making sure someone's day is going well. I take joy in showing people that they are loved by talking with them, participating with them in activities, worshipping with them, and acknowledging them in other good ways. Each day I take the time to study from the scriptures and words of the prophets.

What is the Church’s position on abortion?

Micah
Abortion is a very serious action. It is not a topic to be taken lightly, nor is it something to use in order to avoid inconveniences. The Church opposes abortion. Each human being has a spiritual body as well as a mortal body. As part of God's Plan, we come to the Earth in order to obtain a mortal body. Part of God's plan for us in this lifetime is to learn and progress, exercising control and dominion over our spiritual bodies as well as our mortal bodies. Part of our progression includes bringing other of God's spirit children into this world so that they will be able to learn and progress with their own mortal bodies. Abortion denies these children the blessings of this earthly progression. Show more Show less